Georgia's Safe Carry Protection Act allows gun owners to carry in more places, but could create tension

...Airport?Because of lax gun laws in Georgia, there isn't much that law enforcement can do to prevent it, Richmond County Marshal Steve Smith said.The issue came to light this month when Winder, Ga., resident and political activist Jim Cooley...

Frank Clark III

...friends, Tommy and Eva Glassburn; and numerous extended family members, CMC family, Golf Buddies and Richmond County Marshal's Department family. A casual celebration of Frank's life will be held 5 PM, Friday, June 26, 2015 in the...

Augusta taxpayers foot bill for public safety crashes

...management department cover accidents reported by the sheriff's office, the Au gusta Fire Department and the Richmond County Marshal's Office.The risk management department acts somewhat like the city's insurance policy, said Doris Anthony...

Commissioner Grady Smith released from hospital

...meeting after falling ill on his way into the Municipal Building.Smith, 68, thanked Gold Cross EMS, Richmond County marshals, Brad Owens and a former nurse for coming to his aid in the parking lot.Smith said he's now recovering in Beaufort...

1 shot, 1 in custody after airport shooting

...following a argument, said Public Information Officer Monica Belser. Warren was arrested at the airport by Richmond County marshals and charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.David was transported...

Girl rescued, 4 arrested in child exploitation sting

...Investigation and sheriff's offices in Columbia and Richmond counties. Officials from the Effingham County Sheriff's Office, the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Richmond County Marshal's Office assisted in the operation.

Pardon Our Mess: Debris in yard

...according to Pam Costabile, city unified code enforcement and inspection team manager. ACTION PROMISED: The Richmond County Marshal issued citations to an occupant, Herman Odom, for failing to keep the property litter free, having an inoperative...

Marshal's central monitoring system nearing completion

Step aside, Batman. The Richmond County Marshal's Office is nearing completion of a central monitoring system that would give even the Dark Knight a run for his money.The...

Electronic repairman pleads guilty

...paying rent in La Petite Plaza, where he left about 1,000 pieces of electronics, mostly televisions. Columbia County marshals had to identify as many owners as possible and return the electronics. Bower was arrested again in July after he...

Augusta Commission passes 2015 budget with stormwater fee, raises for deputies

...for the sheriff's office and $88,600 in raises for certified law enforcement personnel, notably the Richmond County Marshal's Office, which had asked for similar raises.Jackson also included $100,000 for an assessment of the city's...